Richard is an omnichannel marketing professional with extensive strategic and executional experience in brand and product development. Richard joined the Cornerstone Building Brands Canadian Business Unit in March 2020 and is responsible for strategic marketing planning for all Canadian Business Units, including Ply Gem Canada, Mitten Building Products, North Star Windows and Doors, and Brock Doors and Windows. Richard has over 25 years of experience marketing some of Canada’s largest home improvement brands, including Lowe’s Canada (Ace Hardware) and Home Hardware Stores.
He is a proud graduate of the Advertising and Marketing Program at Sheridan and continued his business and marketing studies at York University and The Wharton School of Business, in addition to receiving his Certified Marketing Professional (CMKP) designation from the Canadian College for Leadership and Management. He has taught classes on marketing and advertising and has held professional speaking engagements across Canada.